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. she had been heading the british arm of rupe mert murdoch's news corp media division. this comes as murdoch makes his first comments on the scandal, sparking investigations on both sides of the atlantic. speaking the the "wall street journal" which is owned by news corp, murdoch says his company handled the crisis, quote, extremely well in every possible way, making just minor mistakes. that's the word of rupert murdoch. he also confirmed he and his son james will appear before a british parliament committee next week to discuss the scandal after initially refusing that request. news corp also said he's hired a top criminal defense attorney. back in the u.s., the fbi launching an investigation into allegations that news corp sought to hack into the phones of september 11th victims. again, the breaking news this morning, rebekah brooks, rupert murdoch's most senior newspaper executive in great britain has stepped down and resigned from her position. we'll see what happens next there. >>> meanwhile back in washington, president obama says it's decision time, telling congressional l
of the tape did include evidence that the judge ordered as inadmissible. >>> about-face for rupert murdoch. they have agreed to appear before the parliamentary. initially murdoch said he would not be able to attend the july 19th hearing. the probe was launched yesterday in response to allegations that journalists working for murdoch's empire illegally eavesdropped on phone messages and bribed police. >>> and new jersey senator, the democratic lawmaker that just called on the u.s. attorney general to investigate whether this phone hacking scandal has reached the u.s. we will be speaking with him. >>> in less than an hour, the man accused of murdering a 8-year-old brooklyn boy makes his first court appearance. the boy disappeared on his way home from summer camp. the surveillance video is the last time that he was seen alive. the video shows him talking to a stranger identified as evie aaron. police charged aaron with murder. officers say they found human remains in his freezer and a trash bin two miles from his apartment. he told police he killed the boy in a panic after seeing the child's
negotiations take a break. >>> federal case. the fbi opens an investigation into whether rupert murdoch's news corp tried to hack the phones of 9/11 victims. >>> and reefer madness, mexican soldiers bust the country's largest marijuana plantation ever. >>> good morning. i'm lynn berry. those stories and more are straight ahead. this is "first look" on msnbc. >>> we start this morning with the hard bargain. as the nation's deficit clock ticks closer to default, lawmakers will regroup today after a week of tense white house negotiations. the president will hold a news conference this morning. while on capitol hill, a backup plan proposed by senate minority leader mitch mcconnell appears to be gaining momentum. nbc's kristen dahlgren joins us from washington with more. good morning. >> good morning, lynn. the president holding his second press conference taking it to the american people as he tells lawmakers to take it back to their caucuses and figure out some way forward. they have a ray day off from the face to face negotiations. yesterday's meeting focused on taxes with republicaning standing
case. the fbi opens an investigation into whether rupert murdoch's news corp tried to hack the phones of 9/11 victims. >>> and reefer madness. mexican soldiers bust the country's largest marijuana mexican soldiers bust the country's largest marijuana plantation ever. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> hello and good morning. welcome to our viewers across the nation including the pacific time zone. i'm lynn berry. today we begin with the hard bargain. as the nation's deficit clock ticks closer to default, lawmakers will regroup today after a week of tense white house negotiations. the president will hold a news conference this morning while on capitol hill a backup plan proposed by senator minority leader mitch mcconnell appears to be gaining momentum. nbc's kristen dahlgren has more. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, lynn. we'll hear from the president in just a few hours. his second press conference this week. he's really taking it to the american people, as he told lawmakers that they have until saturday to try to come up with some type of plan moving forward.
effort murdoch's news corp tried to hack the victims of 9/11. mexican soldiers bust the largest marijuana plantation ever. >> announcer: this is early today for friday, july 15th, 2011. >>> hello and good morning. i'm lynn berry. we begin with the hard bargain. as the nation's deficit clock ticks closer to default, lawmakers will be grouped after a week of tense white house negotiations. the president will hold a press conference this morning while on capitol hill, a back up plan proposed by mitch mcconnell appears to be gaining momentum. nbc's kristen dahlgren has more. good morning. >> the president holding the second press conference this week taking it to the people as he told lawmakers to take it back to the caucuses and figure out a way forward. they have a rare day off from the face-to-face negotiations. yesterday focused on taxes with republicans against standing firm on their pledge not to raise them. meantime, republican and democratic leaders in the senate are trying to work together on that back up plan. it's complex, but it would give the president authority to raise the debt
with irresistibly bold barbecue sauce. subway. eat fresh®. >>> rupert murdoch agreed to appear before british lawmakers to answer questions about the phone hacking scandal that is rocking the british arm of news corporation and now the fbi is looking into allegations that victims of 9/11 may have also been targeted. news corp. is the parent company of fox 5. fox's amy kellogg has the latest now from london. >> reporter: at the encouragement of new york republican congressman peter king, the fbi is now investigating whether the british phone hacking scandal involving a news corp. tabloid spread to the states with attempts to intercept phone calls of 9/11 victims. in london rupert and james murdoch have now agreed to show up and answer questions before a televised parliamentary select committee along with their deputy rebecca brooks after mounting public pressure. >> my message to rebecca brooks, just do the d you can't hide away from this level of public anguish and anger and these interests. >> reporter: in the first interview since the whole story broke rupert murdoch told the wall street jo
into the phone hacking scandal of rupert murdoch's news corporation. the fbi wants to know if murdoch's reporters tried to hack into the phones of 9/11 victims. congressman peter king was one of the u.s. lawmakers who asked the fbi to get involved. >> anything at all which involved 9/11 victims at the fbi's jurisdiction over i want them to investigate and investigate fully. i have a lot of 9/11 families in my district. they're entitled to know if their privacy was violated and if their loved one's privacy was violated and that's what this is about. >> murdoch and one of his sons agreed to testify at a parliamentary hearing next week. >>> the u.s. is fighting a war in cyberspace. the pentagon says it's a battle to protect national security secrets but the other side is winning. some of the nation's most sensitive military secrets have been looted by spies who managed to break into government computers. david martin got an exclusive look into the pentagon command center. >> reporter: the joint strike fighter is the pentagon's high priced ticket to air superiority for the 21st century except four mo
. >> happy friday, guys. the scandal rapidly engulfing rupert murdoch and his media empire riveted yahoo! users this week. searches for murdoch are up more than 18,000% as newscorp abandoned its multibillion dollar bid to buy british satellite broadcaster bskyb. the web has been buzzing for more than a week about murdock ever since the allegations of hacking and bribery by employees of the british tabloid "news of world" surfaced and murdoch shut down the 168-year-old paper. lookups for rebecca brooks shot up in the wake of the british prime minister's call for her resignation and the announcement of a public inquiry. another international story captivating folks here at home is the action at the women's world cup in dresden, germany. according to fifa, more than 29 million women around the world play soccer. and if searches are any indication, this tournament is sure to light an even bigger passion for the sport in the u.s. as team usa heads into the final match on sunday against japan, players hope solo, abby wambach, and megan rapinoe are the most-searched team members right now on ya
york, next. >>> and rupert murdoch answering questions about hacking at his former newspaper. i'm amy kellogg in london with new information coming up.  >> the british government is going straight to the top for answers, calling media mogul rupert murdoch to talk about the phone hacking scandal. the fbi is stepping in into this wide investigation. >> reporter: a news corps spokesperson said that rupert murdoch and his son james agreed to face questions before a government panel in the uk. the british authorities delving deeper into the phone-hacking scandal at murdoch's recently shattered world of the news tabloid. >> and to attend the meeting next week. >> reporter: rupert murdoch is chairman, the former company of this network. rebecca brookes, now chief executive at "news international," agreeing to face the media panel on tuesday. and local government officials calling for anyone involved to face the music. >> the senior executives of an organization, the center of the firestom, are very, very serious allegations and one illegality and a i moral behavior should make themselve
? >>> coming up on news4 at 4:00, media mogul rupert murdoch could be facing questions from the u.k. and the u.s. because of the hacking scandal still rocking great britain. >>> and did you mix potions when you were at camp? >>> to being a routine. >> radcliffe says "deathly hallows part 2" is his favorite movie in the series. >>> and while kids across the country are gearing up for the movie, the harry potter experience is also extending to one summer camp. jerryd hensaw shows us how some kids in virtue remember virginia are having a little fun with fantasy and learning a lesson in chemistry at the same time. >> reporter: smoking marshmallows, flaming jars and exploding balloons. it's all part of the potions class at hogwarts summer camp. >> somebody is under the influence of the poly juice possession or i am peer i couldn't say curse. >> she teaches a course with a chemistry professor. >> they're getting a sense of what it's like to be in that kind of atmosphere. potions is kind of a cross between chemistry and what's called herbology. >> reporter: she was the very first person to write a ha
rupert murdoch's news corp.'s empire. >>> plus, another air collision before the planes took off. >>> and the roger clemens trial has just gotten when it abruptly ended. we'll have more on that coming up in sports. you're watching 9news now. >>> good morning, time 5:10 on your friday morning, in for howard today. he'll be back on monday. another gorgeous day today. lots of sunshine and low humidity. such nice weather for july. we're loving it. all right, so by noon, 83 degrees. and by late this afternoon, temperatures topping out in the mid 80s. more sun and get outside this weekend before the heat wave is back. here's a look at your traffic with kris. >>> thank you anny. we're taking a fly of the gw parkway right now. from the beltway past the scenic overlook all way to the key bridge right now everything is looking good out there. i'm going to have the update on maryland roads coming up. andrea? >>> thank you kris. making news now at 5:11. the fbi is investigating rupert murdoch's media holding on this side of the atlantic. news corp. is already in trouble for staffers at the n
in britain's phone hacking scandal. james murdoch says international will apologize for hacking. rebecca broke the chief executive and editor of the paper news of the world has now resigned. she will appear for questioning in front of parliament next week and rupert murdoch will also answer questions after first saying they would not. also the director of the fbi is confirming that the bureau is launching a probe after congress raised hacking of 9/11 victims. >>> a fire broke out late last night at holy cross hospital in montgomery county. >> there were evacuation of patients for the latest, we go to sherri ly in silver spring. >> reporter: things are back to normal here this morning. that fire was isolated overnight and quickly put out. but not before causing some very tense moments as smoke filled part of the building. the fire was reported around 11:15 last night on the third floor at the hospital in silver spring. month golly scott emergency fire and rescue happen to have a medic unit at the hospital already bringing patients to the emergency room. they went up to investigate and fo
into the thames of hacking the phones of 9/11 victims. rupert murdoch has agreed to appear about the phone-tapping scandal.ing inosecutors have blalked trying to try roger clemens. the judge declared a mistrial. he will see if double jeopardy applies. roger clemens is accused of lying under oath about his alleged use of performance- enhancing drugs. >> when most people win a big lottery, you hear about them quitting their jobs. for those who win this lottery in kentucky, the job itself is the prize. 17,000 people turned and applications. they are seeking one of 1800 jobs at the louisville plant. those applications will be narrowed down by lottery pick. 800 jobs are expected to be filled by laid off workers. that would leave 1000 new positions to be filled. warner bros. is open the harry potter named kent survived the end of the movie series. jane king has more in the bloomberg business report. >> much more -- watch for more from harry potter. executives at warner bros are contemplating a theme parks to keep the harry potter brand alive. the final film in the series is making its debut toda
scandal surrounding rupert murdoch. late today sources concerned -- confirmed the fbi is investigating allegations that reporters hacked into the voice mails of 9/11 victims. the reporters worked for the "news of the world. " these allegations stem from a private investigator is that he was asked to hack into the victims' fund. they have not commented on the investigation. >>> in this trial today in the trial -- a mistrial today in the roger clemens' trial. the judge ruled the prosecution disobeyed his orders. >> called it a misfire in the federal case against roger clemens. the perjury trial ending in a mistrial on the second day. >> it is a beautiful day. >> the 48-year-old left the courthouse in washington after the judge admonish prosecutors for presenting evidence previously deemed inadmissible. they show the jury portions of his congressional testimony which reference to a former teammate claiming to discuss steroids. >> i think he mis remembers our conversation. >> during the time that i worked with roger clemens i injected him on numerous occasions with steroids. >> he was indi
if the employees also hacked into account of victims of 1911. the man who owned the newspaper, rupert murdoch has agreed to speak with the british parliament next week, they say the fall of the newspaper and murdoch is like the end of a dictatorship. in indonesia a, a volcano has the erupted the first of several blast started about 10:45 p.m. last night. local villages with more than 2000 people have been evacuated. the volcano has been on high alert for the last week is one of 129 active volcanoes in that country. in china, one person was killed another 22 people injured after a bridge collapsed. it happened during the morning commute, a tourist bus carrying 23 people fell off the bridge. chinese authorities are trying to figure out why the 12 year old bridge caved in. >> of the new droid3 hits the stores today we get a peek at the new smart phone. >> the verizon motorola droid 3 keeps to the slide out physical keyboard feature that one and two have. it is one of the few on the market that has the slide out keyboard if you like to type on real but, this is the and droid phone to have, this one
these people work with known criminals. rupert murdoch's news corps may face possible investigation in the u.s. >>> a new trial date for redskin albert haynesworth august 23. that's when he'll go on trial for misdemeanor sexual assault charges. he's accused of putting his credit into a waitress' bra and fondling her at the hotel bar in february. he denies the charges. the case carries a maximum six months in jail and a $1,000 fine. >>> the judge in the roger clemens perjury trial says he won't question any additional potential jurors and decided opening arguments will start tomorrow morning. clemens is charged with lying to congress. >>> stars flock to new york for the much anticipated premier of the harry potter finale. more from the red carpet coming up next. >>> a close look at the new escalator at the foggy bomb metro station. find out what is so special about these steps coming up next.  >>> it's a bittersweet curtain closer for potter mania. the movie premiered in the big apple last night. this is the final installment of the popular franchise. fans say it i
for information on scream series. again we're hearing that james murdoch says the paper will publish its last ion sunday. >>> a mu report indicates that many of president obama's staff got raises last year. 54% of white house staffers received raises. the average pay raise was 8%. that's a lot more than the 3% raise most americans gave their employees. the white house salary went down to 37.1 million. >>> we're now hearing that elizabeth smart has sign a teal 1 deal with abc news to be an on-air comment staters. a spokesperson says she will focus on missing childrensant child an duction cases. they say -- abduction cases. she will be on the air in a few weeks. she was kidnapped when she was 11 years ole. she was help -- old. she was held captive for 18 years. >>> we'll take a quick break and be right back. >>> welcome back. someone at hilton hotels may have had a lot of sometime to think about summer vacations. there is a new survey that shows 36% of americans would take a free vary kay with their boss. only 14 -- vacation with their loss -- with their boss. half said they wouldn't do it. the sam
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